Friday-Sunday in Shelton: Time travel, crafts and more

This Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Play highlighting ’50s and ’60s — The Marvelous Wonderettes at Center Stage Theatre, 54 Grove Street, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. through April 20, with 2 p.m. matinee on April 21, and a 7 p.m. performance on Thursday, April 18. Adults: $25, Children $10. For tickets, call 203-225-6079 or visit

Friday, April 19

The Dini Band with Vicki Ferrara, Beth Bradley, Marion Najamy, Randy Stuckless and David Boskello will be performing their rock, blues, fold and indie originals on April 19, at The Huntington Street Café, 90 Huntington Street, at 8 p.m.

Saturday, April 20

Walk-a-thon — American Legion Post No. 16 of Shelton invites the public to join this benefit the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. Takes place at 10 a.m. at the Riverwalk (Veterans Park) in downtown Shelton. Registration will be at the Farmer’s Market, where donations also will be accepted. Participants can join a two- to three-mile walk. Organizers will provide bottled water to walkers. Information: Al Sabetta at 203-924-0898.

‘The Witch of Little Italy’ — Saturday, April 20, 2 p.m., author and teacher Suzanne Palmieri will be discussing her debut novel, The Witch of Little Italy at Written Words, 478 River  Road. She is also co-author of the upcoming I’ll Be Seeing You (as Suzanne Hayes) and her essays have been published online in Life Learning Magazine and Full of Crow: On The Wing edition. Free and open to the public. For more information, call 203-944-0400.

Free SAT Sample Exam — Saturday, April 20, 9:30 a.m., at Plumb Memorial Library. High school students can try their skills for free and see what the college entry exam involves with help from Kaplan; register: 203-924-1580.

Earth Day for Kids — Saturday, April 20, 2:30 p.m. at Plumb Memorial Library, 65 Wooster Street. Children 3-12 use recycled materials to build PML3-R, a resident recycled robot that will stay at the library; coffee cans, oatmeal tubs, paper tubes and other family recycling will be considered as building material.

Sunday, April 21

Time Travel: Shelton, 1913 — Shelton Historical Society shows what the city looked like 100 years ago, 1 p.m., Plumb Memorial Library, 65 Wooster Street. Refreshments based on 1913 recipes. Cost is $5 per person.

Spring craft festival — Held at the Courtyard by Marriott, 780 Bridgeport Avenue, Shelton, 11 to 5 p.m. Admission is free. For more information call 203-261-2414.